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COVID-19 update: Restrictions loosened, but student concerns remain

ELIZABETH BELL

October 21, 2020

Students call for mental health resources, grading changes and due process

Winter term schedule announcement met by mixed feelings

Under the new winter term schedule, classes will begin on Jan. 19.

ANNALISA WADDICK

October 21, 2020

While the change helps students to self-quarantine after the holidays, many fear burnout due to lack of breaks

Students raise concerns about mental health and conduct processes amid strict COVID-19 restrictions

Students raise concerns about mental health and conduct processes amid strict COVID-19 restrictions

BRI HATCH

October 21, 2020

A virtual meeting with the COVID Committee allowed students to air grievances

First-years face unique challenges adjusting to college during a pandemic

CARLY SNYDER

October 21, 2020

Restrictions are designed to limit students’ close contacts, making it difficult for first-years to meet classmates and upperclassmen

Interim Head Police Chief Riley to become assistant director of public safety

Riley has collaborated with public safety for years, during his time at the Lexington Police Department.

GRACE MAMON

October 21, 2020

Mark Riley is leaving law enforcement after almost three decades, but he’ll still be keeping the community safe

Bi-weekly podcast features professors

VIRGINIA LAURIE

October 21, 2020

Each episode introduces a professor to the university community

W&L students ramp up civic engagement efforts as presidential election draws closer

JESS KISHBAUGH

October 21, 2020

Washington and Lee is leading nationally in Hillel’s MotiVote competition.

National reflection is essential for renewal, says virtual ethics speaker

ANNELIESE SCHNIEDER

October 21, 2020

The university hosted Dr. Anne-Marie Slaughter over Zoom

Outing Club recommends local hikes as pandemic activites

Outing Club recommends local hikes as pandemic activites

JULIAN RAMIREZ

October 21, 2020

The Lexington area has plenty of activities for lovers of the outdoors

Eco-poetry as environmental advocacy: A virtual lecture with Craig Santos Perez

Eco-poetry as environmental advocacy: A virtual lecture with Craig Santos Perez

GRACE MAMON

October 21, 2020

The annual Shannon-Clark Lecture and retreat focused on indigenous and environmental issues

Project Horizon handles increased domestic violence reports

SHAUNA MUCKLE

October 21, 2020

The Rockbridge nonprofit did not close its doors during the worst of the pandemic

Buena Vista historic home complete after two decades of renovation

Buena Vista historic home complete after two decades of renovation

ANNELIESE SCHNIEDER

October 21, 2020

The previously dilapidated Paxton House was built in 1831

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